This is a 3.5 day program in July. The main goal is for participants to enhance one or more courses to include more Chicano/Latino related content and assignments.
The Summer Institute will provide an opportunity for faculty to work on either modifying existing courses or developing new ones with the specific intent of meeting the requirements in the policy. Faculty will also have the opportunity to develop a toolkit of inclusive pedagogical strategies and engage in self-reflection with regard to their own positionality in the classroom.
The Summer Teaching Institute will introduce faculty to the frameworks for reflection, as well as how reflections may provide that bridge between service and learning. Faculty will be shown how to assess reflections and the types of reflections. We invite faculty to participate regardless of their experience with service learning. Faculty are welcome whether they are just beginning to think about service learning or whether they have incorporated it into several courses.
More information coming soon!
“Sometimes, struggles are exactly what we need in our life. If we were to go through our life without any obstacles, we would be crippled. We would not be as strong as what we could have been.”